Before a 1.1 mill tax increase for a capital improvement bond issue is set in stone, the city of Columbus must publish a notice of intent four times. City leaders could vote to issue the notices at the regularly scheduled council meeting today.
For the first time in the history of Mississippi elections, voters will need some form of photo identification to cast a ballot during June 3's federal congressional primary.
A fourth teenager has been arrested for making bomb threats.
The president of the Mississippi Tea Party said Monday that state Republican chairman Joe Nosef needs to either remain neutral in the Republican U.S. Senate primary or step down.
Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born.
A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
The Mississippi Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Monday in Jackson in two firing discrimination cases from Lowndes County.
Columbus' Office of Planning and Community Development has secured between $75,000-165,000 in leftover money from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's Community Heritage Preservation Grant program for work on City Hall.
East Mississippi Community College will be hosting a camp this summer for high school students interested in manufacturing.
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer is again calling for a meeting between supervisors and OCH Regional Medical Center trustees to discuss the future of county health care.
Investigators are working to confirm the identity of a man killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident Sunday along U.S. Highway 82.
North Lee County Water Association's outside maintenance supervisor has been fired for what he says is retaliation for sharing a public document with a newspaper.
Amite County supervisors are hesitating over a plan to allow a landfill to bury oilfield waste and inject brine wastewater underground.
Mississippi's state Capitol is quiet and empty now that the 2014 Legislature has gone home. But the grand spaces of the rotunda and House and Senate chambers can't hide it -- the people's house has grown too small.
Crime victims, soldiers and their families are benefiting from the Mississippi Department of Corrections' war on cellphones.
Mississippi State University has placed its archive of 5,000 photographs online.
1. Skull identified as missing son of former Columbus police chief COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Story of Columbus teen on death row airs on Headline News COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Police searching for suspect in death of Starkville woman STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Restaurant tax: Smith, Younger agree on reducing restaurant tax floor COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY